Neurological Disorders Overview

Issues within the brain and nervous system are quite common nationwide. There are over 600 known neurological disorders including Epilepsy, Schizophrenia, Parkinson’s Disease, and Multiple Sclerosis. These diseases affect the brain, spine, and the nerves connecting them all. Symptoms neurological disorders vary depending on the area of the nervous system affected and the cause of the problem; some people living with neurological disorders experience a degenerative loss of function while others face acute problems which can be sudden and at times, life-threatening.


Cannabinoid Treatments

Many recent studies discuss the potential of CBD’s ability to combat various neurological disorders. This is done by increasing endocannabinoid productivity, cannabinoids could reduce epilepsy-related deaths and prove effective against seizures. When compared to the antipsychotic Amisulpride, researchers determined CBD was more efficient without any side effects when treating 42 patients with Schizophrenia. For patients with Parkinson’s, CBD granted significant improvements in motor abilities, rigidity, pain, and other symptoms along with a decrease in psychotic attributes. Additionally, culture testing proves that CBD reverses inflammatory responses and might successfully protect patients from the effects of Multiple Sclerosis


Case Studies

In one of the most recent Studies on how CBD affects children with epilepsy A total of 225 patients suffering from Lennox-Gastaut syndrome were divided into three groups. Those taking 20 mg of CBD a day had 42 percent fewer seizures, on average, compared with 37 percent fewer seizures in the group taking 10 mg of the drug, and a 17 percent reduction in the placebo group.